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Victims blame, managers maintain, and leaders change.
The greatest leaders are those who help others through their greatest struggles.
Managers who insist that employees produce heaps of papers should know that such an approach may result in sloppy implementation.
You can't be a good manager if you are doing everything yourself.
Follow few. Lead many. Walk with some. Embrace all.
Development in general doesn’t make you better employee or better manager. Development makes you a better human who is able to invest the best in you to add beauty and meaning to your life and the rest of the world.
Lesson learned - in doing business, do not COMPETE but be COMPETITIVE.
When you control a team, you are a manager, when you supervise it, you are an administrator, but when you train it so that it is empowered to empower others, you are a leader.
If you have to spend your time motivating people, you're not a leader, you're an ineffective manager.
Most employees are never made or allowed to understand the real meaning behind the work that they are doing. So, for how long can someone remain motivated about chasing something without knowing what he is chasing and why?
A bee that makes honey is great, but a bee that makes other bees that make honey is extraordinary.
To serve is to command; to command is to serve.
Lailah Gifty Akita
Me myself is enough to manage.
To be a manager, one must be able to manage her own relationship with the people around her, as well as the relationships among his subordinates. Just being perfect in paperwork and operations does not make one a good manager.
It really should not fall onto a sickened Mauna Kea Observatories (MKO) manager to research the biological toxicity of the very high altitude summit research facilities.
A pat on the back can often motivate more than currency notes!
A manager must appreciate and understand the importance of every resource he has. There is a specific purpose for every resource. It is the duty of the manager to utilise the resources to the fullest in the most appropriate manner.
I've seen it before. Been here before. Played or managed here, six or seven times in six or seven years. Always a visitor, always away.
A wise manager knows that it is sometimes more important to listen than to talk.
Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
You are a manager nonetheless who you are. There is a business worth keeping and you are the manager of that business. Yes, the business of your life. There is a big asset worth managing. Yes, your choices. As a manager of your own life, your choices are your assets. They form the pivot for the doom or boom of the business of your life. Some will be great managers and others will collapse the business of their lives by their choices or stay in mediocrity with the business of their lives.
Your first investment should be in yourself. Learn new skills. The market can go up or down but you’ll never lose your skills. This is more true today than ever before. Diversify your skills.
When leaders don't find the way, find new leaders.
To be a manager, one must be able to manage her own relationship with the people around her, as well as the relationships among her subordinates. Just being perfect in paperwork and operations does not make one a good manager.
For a business to strengthen its position on the market, its managers should become skillful at helping their subordinates to set and achieve specific and measurable goals with realistic deadlines and clear expectations. Managers should also mentor employees through challenges, helping them grow and develop new skills.
Which do you want to be: a proficient manager or a Leader of Character? The first creates compliant employees. The second leads committed followers!
A good manager focuses on managing impediments, process, team’s health, protects the boundaries of self-organizing teams, promotes a healthy culture, and helps eliminate waste.
Working as a manager in the Ivy League was the most demoralizing experience that I ever had in the workplace.
Ballot papers do not define leaders. Leadership is defined by conviction, vision, passion and inspiration.
As a manager, I was able to put the USA workplace mental health system to the test. In each of three separate companies there was an employee that was displaying mental health issues and I reported this to the human resources department. The outcome: I was terminated every time. The conclusion: Reporting mental health issues in USA employees will lose you your job!
The personal values managers reported being the most under pressure to compromise to do their jobs successfully: 1. Family 2. Integrity.
Good managers don't set a goal to increase efficiency, but rather an implementation of business process improvements that result in higher efficiency as well.
The key to being a great agent is treating everyone like a celebrity and treating a celebrity like everyone else.
Christians should be good managers and stewards of God’s riches
Everyone in the organizations is very important. From the sweeper to the security officer; from the messenger to the manager, everyone doing well at his post is a leader. The organization becomes a leading one when it’s made up of people leading in their roles.
Being a person that others can trust is one of the most sought after qualities in the workplace today. So many leaders and their staff have shown in the recent global financial crisis a lack of trust and integrity amongst themselves and with their clients and other stakeholders.
I have worked at a number of facilities that had health and safety issues. Once the manager identifies safety issues and starts dealing with them, the upper management team undermines the manager involved and either fires them or does not renew their contract.
Ogwo David Emenike
Be cohesive in your dealings. Trust built on and from mutual support, facilitating communication and encouraging coordination can be rewarding.
A good manager will always have the big picture in mind and guide the employees through a series of small targets in order to achieve overall success.
Making a product is just an activity, making a profit on a product is the achievement.
Managers can use power, money or certain circumstances to achieve short-term results. However, motivation is crucial for achieving long-term results.
The definition of management is literally "control," but the definition of true leadership is love.
There are two types of silly bosses: one is the too kind boss and another, the evil boss
The leader goes also to the less traditional networking meetings. The manager participates in networking events organized and promoted.
The prints shop manager, a balding man of about thirty years old, dressed in a plaid work shirt and faded jeans, looked very shocked when he saw the headline text. “Sydney Tar Ponds, Is It As Dangerous As People Say? Well,” he exclaimed, glancing at the front photo, which featured the Sydney Steel Corporation, along with its plumes of orange smog. “You know, most people your age are really against that mill, as if it’s a disease. We have university students protesting every few weeks or so… strangely enough, the ones who have parents who rely on that steel mill to pay the bills.” “What about the pollution?” Wendy questioned, almost accusingly, as if it was his fault. “What if dangerous chemicals are in the environment?” “Hey kid, I don’t even work at the mill, never have, but my father, my uncle, their father, cousins, all worked there,” the prints shop man argued, placing the newspapers in a cardboard box and taping it shut. “When it comes down to all that ‘go green’ crap, you have to ask yourself, is it worth risking a person’s income, their job, their family… their life? I’m not saying you’re wrong, but these newspapers might have a point.
Motivating employees to work at their full potential is the main premise of successful management.
As Harvard Business School professor Peter Bregman advises, 'Don't write a book, write a page...Don't expect to be a great manager in your first six months, just try to set expectations well.
A manager must always provide the employees opportunities to continuously improve their skills and reassure them that they have a promising future.
A good manager instills staff with self-confidence, teaches them to believe in themselves and helps them to realise their brilliance. Do not ever treat your staff with disrespect. It is competent until proven incompetent; not incompetent til proven competent.
The most dangerous person in a company is typically the facilities manager, as they have the ability to install known biologically toxic lighting products that may make the entire workforce sick.
How did harassing me work out for you in the end?